Judge Info - Ronald Schmidt
Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, August 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 9/30/2009
Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Relatively high level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.
Each judge on ShowDog.Com gives a different amount of weight to each trait of the dogs that they judge in each show. Below is a table of which traits Ronald Schmidt looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Very High|
Each judge has a preference for certain handlers. These preferences may be based on past experiences, showing style, or just plain old dirty politics. This preference is completely separate from the quality of the exhibitor, which DOES come into play in the show ring. Ronald Schmidt has been known to prefer the following handlers.
Only the top 25 are listed for the sake of brevity.
Recent Judged Shows
Below is a list of the shows recently judged by this judge.
|Show||Date||Best in Show|
|Humboldt Collie Show||5/5/2018|
|Keeskee Spring Pekingese Specialty||4/15/2018|
|Shetland Sheepdog March 14th Specialty||3/14/2018|
|March Kooiker Specialty 6||2/7/2018|
|First Days of Silence||1/1/2018|
|GSD Classic III||12/10/2017|
|Swissies Show Off 42||8/7/2017|
|Great Dane Ready for Spring 4||3/25/2017|
|White Fluff 46||3/1/2017|